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posted by Dukenukem on 17.12.11 00:00 | under DAN Gradings
2011 Shitokai New Zealand DAN Grading - Saturday 17th December 2011
Karatedo Shitokai - The Karatedo Shitokai December gradings were held again in Whangarei on 17th December. This year, as well as the DAN gradings, there were many students grading for high Kyu levels, including five for 1st Kyu and eight for 2nd Kyu.
It is good to report that all Kyu gradees were successful, with some very good performances, particularly among the ...
posted by Dukenukem on 02.12.11 00:00 | under Club News
2011 Northland Sports Awards - 2nd December 2011
At the recent Northland Sports Awards, held in Whangarei on the evening of 2nd December, Karatedo Shitokai did very well.
Nicky Roberts won the Female Karate code award, then followed it up with the Gary Frew Memorial Trophy for -21 Sportsperson of the Year (for the second consecutive year). Finally, she received the premier Female award, Northland Sportswoman of the Year, which recognises her as ...
posted by Dukenukem on 13.11.11 00:00 | under Local Events
2011 Manawatu Championships, 13th November
The Palmerston North School of Karate Do hosted one of it largest local events in the Manawatu and attracted over 118 competitors covering over 30 events. This year Dave Nuku and Kieran Nuku competed in the Kata division with Dave taking 3rd for Senior Mens Premier Open and Kieran taking second for the 13 - 17 year Male Premier. Kieran had the most differcult rounds being the only competitor ...
posted by Dukenukem on 13.10.11 00:00 | under International Events
2011 Junior World Championships, Melaka, Malaysia
Nicky Roberts competed for New Zealand in the World Under 21 Karate Championships in Melaka, Malaysia and had an excellent record. She reached the quarter finals in the Women's Kata event, becoming the first NZ woman to ever reach a kata quarter final at a World Championship.
However, her success was tinged with regret as it could have been so much better. She progressed through ...
posted by Dukenukem on 07.10.11 00:00 | under Local Events
2011 Northland Sports Awards 7th October 2011
Northland Secondary Schools Sports Awards recently held in the Kensington stadium in Whangarei, Karatedo Shitokai New Zealand, Zara Wech was awarded the Supreme Female Award, the Northland Secondary Schools Sportswoman of the Year, to go with her Karate code award, and Matt Burns' Male Karate code award.
This was a well deserved reward for all the hard work Zara has done this year, and is a ...
posted by Dukenukem on 29.07.11 00:00 | under International Events
2011 Commonwealth Karate Championships, Sydney, 29-31 JULY
The NZ team, the biggest ever to attend an International tournament, enjoyed great success in Sydney over the weekend of 29-31st July. These Commonwealth Karate Championships were by far the best attended championships ever, and the NZ team performed superbly, leading the gold medal and the overall medal tally.
This is the first time in Commonwealth history that the host country has not led ...
posted by Dukenukem on 22.07.11 00:00 | under National Events
2011 Sugihara Cup, Auckland 22-24 July 2011
The Sugihara Cup is always a huge event, attracting a lot of local and international competitors alike. Shitokai New Zealand had three entries for the 2011 Sugihara Cup, Zara Wech (Junior and Senior Women Kata and Junior Women Kumite), Matthew Baird (Senior Men Kata) and Nicky Roberts (Senior Women Kata).
Like the Nationals last week, we enjoyed some success, with Nicky reigning supreme with Gold in ...
posted by Dukenukem on 16.07.11 00:00 | under National Events
2011 New Zealand Nationals and New Zealand Secondary Schools - 16/17 July 2011
The 2011 Nationals were soon upon us where Karate Do Shitokai New Zealand once again completed, although smaller in number than previous years. In total we had 6 competitors; from our Honbu dojo (Nicky Roberts, Matthew Baird and Zara Wech), the Kamo dojo (Matt Burns) and from the Palmerston North dojo (Dave and Kieran Nuku).
2011 Shitokai New ...
posted by Dukenukem on 09.06.11 00:00 | under Nouvelle Caledonie
This year Shitokai New Zealand again travelled to New Caledonia, to compete in the New Caledonian Open tournament, held in Noumea on Saturday 11th June. It was also an opportunity to teach and train with our sister club in Noumea, and share some of Hasegawa Sensei’s latest teaching with our sister club.
In all we attended four club sessions, (Friday evening, Saturday morning, all day Sunday and ...
posted by Dukenukem on 12.05.11 00:00 | under Club News
2011 Sensei Hasegawa Visit to Whangarei - 12 May 2011
Once again Karatedo Shitokai New Zealand is very fortunate to have Hasegawa Sensei visit Whangarei over Easter and the week that followed, to teach our students. Hasegawa Sensei focused on the clubs top students, Nicky and Matthew.
All his teachings is then transferred to all three Karatedo Shitokai New Zealand clubs by Sensei Bob, Nicky and Matthew. The result is that ...
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